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‘Absolutely unconscionable’: Macon art community blindsided as Mercer University paints over Black history mural

Artist Joereal Numina paints a mural on the exterior wall of Indigo Salon on Coleman Avenue in 2017. The mural is named “Cultivating New Tones on the Spectral Stage of History.”
April 30, 2020
Numina was invited to paint the mural in 2017. Now that it was destroyed without his consent, he plans to pursue legal action under the Visual Artists’ Rights Act.

Ocmulgee Traders closes doors

Ocmulgee Traders closes doors
November 12, 2015

Ocmulgee Traders, a European-inspired grocery store, closed its doors after only 17 months of being open, according to the (Macon) Telegraph. Owner, Steve Bell, announced on the store's closing on...

Lofts Phase IV now underway

Lofts Phase IV now underway
August 22, 2014

Summer--the time for holding BBQs, lounging by the pool, and vacationing - but not for College Hill Alliance. While most Mercer University students were off for summer break, progress was made on both...

PHOTOS: Roundabout opens in Macon

PHOTOS: Roundabout opens in Macon
August 15, 2014

After months of construction and road closure, the roundabout at College and Oglethorpe streets opened Friday. Aug. 15. Community members attended a grand opening, where Macon-Bibb County Mayor Robert...

SGA Paints the Town Orange

August 15, 2012

Mercer’s Student Government Association has taken an active role in initiating two new programs for students to become involved in for this upcoming semester. The first initiative is a motivation program...

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